Nur Alert: Missing 10-year-old Orang Asli boy found safe

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  • Saturday, 30 Nov 2019

GERIK (Bernama): A 10-year-old Orang Asli boy who was reported missing on Wednesday (Nov 27) has been found safe in Kampung Agek Hulu, Sungai Temenggor near here Saturday (Nov 30) morning.

Gerik district police chief Supt Ismail Che Isa said Rawi Samari from Kampung Jarau Lama RPS Kemar was found by his family at 11.30am Saturday, at the exact location where he was reported missing on Wednesday.

The victim’s family members had taken Rawi to the search-and-rescue (SAR) operation centre at Pos Kemar to meet with the SAR team members.

"The victim is in stable condition and there are no injuries but the Pos Kemar health department will refer him to the Gerik Hospital for further examination, ” Supt Ismail said in a statement here Saturday.

Rawi was reported missing at 1am after his uncle realised the victim was not sleeping next to his grandmother at their home.

The boy is said to have a habit of waking up in the middle of the night and going for a walk.

Gerik police received information about the incident at 4pm Wednesday, before deploying a SAR team to commence operations at 8am Friday (Nov 29) as the journey to the location took six hours by boat and on foot. - Bernama

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